Can braces fix jaws and long face?
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Can Braces Fix a Long Face?
Braces alone will not fix a long face. Hopefully, you did not have teeth extracted before braces were placed. When bicuspid teeth are extracted before braces the result will be a long narrow face and a narrow smile. To correct a long narrow face the dental arches have to be widened. Widening of dental arches is accomplished with removable appliances that are worn 12-17 hrs/day.
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